2021-31799 | RDoc Filename Privilege Escalation
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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in RDoc up to 6.3.0. This issue affects an unknown part of the component Filename Handler. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
In RDoc 3.11 through 6.x before 6.3.1, as distributed with Ruby through 3.0.1, it is possible to execute arbitrary code via | and tags in a filename.
The weakness was disclosed 07/30/2021. The advisory is shared at security-tracker.debian.org. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2021-31799 since 04/25/2021. The attack needs to be done within the local network. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.
Upgrading to version 6.3.1 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔒
Upgrade: RDoc 6.3.1
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